Postcards of Fort Smith
Fort Smith National Historic Site has an extensive collection of postcards featuring views of Fort Smith and the surrounding area.
Use the links on the right to view postcards of the images of the second Fort Smith, Commissary, Quartermaster Storehouse, and federal court era buildings.
Did You Know?
A woman was responsible for the building of a modern federal jail at Fort Smith, AR, in 1888. Anna Dawes, daughter of Sen. Dawes of MA, visited the "Hell on the Border" jail in 1885 and wrote an article describing its conditions. When read in Congress, money was quickly approved for a new jail.